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Dec 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
not spoken to the conductor. we anticipate interviewing the train crews in the next day or two. >> a law enforcement source tells cbs news the train operator told first responders he applied the brakes but they did not function. cbs news, the bronx, new york. >>> and in new mexico experts still don't know why a freight train left the tracks and tumbled down a refeen. three train operators were killed in this accident. nobody else was on board. >>> it is the end of a long holiday weekend. so, we wanted to take a look at travel conditions around the bay as people make their way home. this is a look at the bay bridge toll phaza. traffic is height. now on to 680, traffic there is heavy. it is moving slowly. to give you an idea, the westbound traffic is coming towards us. it might get slower. and a look at 880. a lot of cars there. things appear to be moving right along. >> the post thanksgiving airport chaos is in full swing tonight in all three bay area airports. don knapp is at sfo where it is busier than ever. one local airport saw a decline in recent years, don? >> yes. >> by all appeara
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Dec 1, 2013 6:30pm PST
the mess he took the boat because he wanted to go to west seattle. >>> up next, the new law that will change how wildlife experts handle mountain lie ons that go exploring in populated areas. in the san francisco bay, it has only taken 100 years, we will have the story for you, coming up ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, mountain lions in californi but now, a new law is goingo change the way wildlife officials themselves will he to deal wi >>> in 1990, voters passed proposition 117, banning private hunting of mountain lions in california. but, now, a new law is going to change the way wildlife officials, themselves,ville to deal with the big cats. kpix5 john ramos tells us how roeurz the town of half-moon bay backs right up to lion habitat. occasionally a young lion, searching for territory, will get a little lost. >> and all of a sudden they pop out of the woods and find themselves in the middle of a subdivision. they don't know what to do. most of them go run up a tree and wait for humans to leave. they are not going to do. >> reporter: on this day, one year ago, the town was outraged w
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Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
measure. congress is poised to extend a law banning firearms that can slip past x-ray machines. >>> detroit becomes the largest city to go bankrupt. it slashes benefits to thousands of workers and retires. >>> and an nfl superstar surprises fans with his response to their wedding invitation. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, december 4th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, a lawyer for the engineer of the train that derailed as it sped through a curve, he told investigators he was in a daze just before the crash. four people died in the crash and more than 70 others were injured. william rockefeller, an engineer for ten years, has become the focus of the crash investigation. marlie hall is in new york with the latest. marlie, good morning. >> anne-marie, questions about rockefeller's role in the derailment have grown once it became known the train jumped the tracks going at an excessive speed. his attorney characterized rockefeller's state as highway hypnosis, while union officials said rockefeller basically
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Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
. it was a brutal, racist system that in 1948 was made the law of the land. >> the laws were unjust laws, and they did not oblige obedience. >> teichner: archbishop desmond tutu remembers how it began, as mandela rose in the ranks of leadership of a civil rights group called the african national congress, the a.n.c. >> they were the revolutionaries of their day. they were the wild young men. >> teichner: former "time" magazine editor rick stengel spent countless hours in private conversation with mandela while collaborating on mandela's autobiography. >> mandela went to johannesburg as a young man and was treated in the terrible way that young black men were treated in the 1950s. i think this had a huge effect on him. >> teichner: mandela was in the forefront of growing resistance by the a.n.c., which began to protest the hated laws requiring blacks to carry passes, restricting where they could go. then, a galvanizing moment caught the world's attention. on march 21, 1960, in sharpeville, the peaceful civil rights movement was pierced with bullets. ( gunfire ) walter cronkite reported. >
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Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
spoken to investigators. a law enforcement source told cbs news, rockefeller informed first responders the brakes were not working properly. until the tracks are cleared and repaired, about 26,000 commuters are using shuttle buses and subways to get to work. 58-year-old james lovell is one of four passengers who lost his life sunday. the audio technician was heading to manhattan to prepare for th lighting of the rockefeller center christmas tree. several others were injured including this man who was treated and released from the hospital. >> there was a lot of smoke, dirt and gravel. i looked down and realized that my hand and arm was all blood. and then you have to start saying to yourself, whose blood is it? >> reporter: ntsb investigators say it could take up to a year to determine the cause of the crash. marlie hall for cbs news, the bronx, new york. >> officials say this accident could have been a lot worse if it happened on a weekday during the commute. the metro-north train was only about half full yesterday. >>> speed is a focus of the investigation into the crash that killed
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Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
today, the senate will debate whether to extend a law regulating plastic firearms before it expires tomorrow. the law mandates every plastic gun have a piece of metal attached to it so metal detectors and x-rays can spot a weapon. gun control advocates want an extension for another decade. they say the law has added importance because of the availability of these 3d printers. >>> cars, flowers and a whole lot of fans. and the market just opened t take a quic why this tribute to actor paul walker drew thousands of o people. >>> and the market opened 10 minutes ago. let's get a quick look at the early numbers. not too bad. we'll get an update from our financial reporter, jason brooks the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. avo: thesales event "sis back. drive which mea
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Dec 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
. on sunday, law enforcement sources say rockefeller-- a 20 year m.t.a. employee-- told first responders that he hit the brakes as he was approaching the curve but the train did not respond. investigators say so far they have not discovered any evidence to suggest there was any problem with the brakes and, scott, they say it's too early to tell if the cause of the derailment was human error or faulty equipment. >> pelley: jeff, thanks very much. investigators also want to know what witnesses saw and heard and don dahler has that part of the story. >> reporter: early this morning, huge cranes began lifting the 40 ton derailed cars and the locomotive. >> train derailment is down by the train station. we have five cars off the tracks. >> reporter: had you ever seen anything like that before? >> no, no. >> reporter: photographer felix lam lives above the crash site. he says he will never forget the sound of the accident. >> i hear a roaring noise like a mountain when the rocks are coming down. down. >> reporter: look an avalanche? >> right. >> reporter: lam grabbed his camera and arrived dow
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
even if you're not charged. >> under law you owe tax even if you weren't charged at the time of person. >> reporter: tax foundation explains not every online retailer is required to collect tax. back in the 70s soffits the supreme court ruled that only businesses with a nexus, or a physical presence in the state, had to collect sales tax. but last year, california lawmakers went one step further. >> california's one of 12 states that passed a law that redefines physical presence. >> reporter: the law was coined the amazon tax and focused on large retailers like amazon. henchman says it was found to be unconstitutional by courts in some states like illinois, but just in time for cyber monday, the u.s. supreme court has decided to let a similar law stand in new york. here in california the law went into effect last year requiring companies like amazon to collect tax at the time of purchase. >> but regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the ye
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Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
to witnesses and cbs news law enforcement sources are telling us the engineer of the train told first responders that he tried to apply the brakes going into the curve, he said it felt like they weren't working, the train went off the tracks. so they are going to be interviewing witnesses as well as looking at the data from that event record tore figure out what happened here. >> jeff, what are the rules on speed in that area? >> reporter: well, the ntsb, jeff, is telling us there is a speed limit going into that curve is 30 miles per hour so they will look at whether speed was a factor here but also as i said they looked at the condition of the track. there was a train derailment back in july in this area where a freight train, ten cars of 25 car freight train went off the tracks here in this area, not exactly the same area, but ntsb investigators will try to determine if there is any sort of connection. >> glor: transportation correspondent jeff pegues, thank you. in massachusetts today more than 70 cars were involved in an early morning pileup on a stretch of interstate 290 near w
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Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
to the conductor. we an teuspate interviewing the train crews in the next day or two. >>> a law enforcement source tells cbs news that the train operator told first responders he applied the brakes. but they did not function. cbs news, the bronze, new york. >>> a passenger took this picture from the inside of all of the cars. as you can tell it is on its side. the woman was sleeping when she felt the car start to tilt. she walked away with cuts and bruises. >> the investigators say speed was a factor in the firery crash that killed actor paul walker. they say it will take time to figure out how fast the car was going when it slammed into a pole killing walker and the driver rotis. walker was his friend he was his financial advisory. walker's father was overcome with emotions. >> i am glad every time i saw him i told him i loved him. [crying] >> walker was 40 years old. he leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter. >>> dozens of people were hurt in this massive pileup in massachusetts. more than 70 vehicles smashed into each other on an icy interstate. some cars slid right under jack knifed semi trucks.
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
responsible for the sales tax. >> under california law, you do owe tax on it even if you weren't charged at the time of purchase. >> reporter: joseph hen. man of tax foundation explains not every online retailer is required to collect tax. back in the '70s the supreme court ruled that only businesses with a nexus, or a physical presence in the state, had to collect sales tax. but last year, california lawmakers went one step further. >> california is one of 12 states that passed a law that redefines physical presentations. >> reporter: it was coined the amazon tax and focused on large retailers lik amazon. some courts found the law unconstitutional. but the u.s. supreme court has decided to let a similar stand in new york. here in california the law went into effect last year requiring companies like amazon to collect tax at the time of purchase. >> regardless of whether they charge, you have to pay the tax. if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the year. nobody does it. >> reporter: but buyer beware. while
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
paul walker. >> a little holiday cheer lands a man in trouble with the law. the stunt that had money everywhere. >> and got a couple of clouds outside right now more to come but the big chill is headed our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and this is not a good morning to be a deer. we have seen a numerous deer- related incidents including this one now in martinez blocking one lane on westbound 4 approaching alhambra. all right. we want to know once again what drives you crazy during your commute? you can ask us a question or just share a gripe. go ahead, complain! you can email us at crazy@kpix.com. or you can find me on twitter at #ewengerkpix. and watch right here to see if we answer your question on air. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser perma
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
with the law for spitting on the ground! now he is going to have to pay up big. >> plus, try giving a unique gift for christmas. how about some lego robots to a virtual gardener? a look at the season's hottest high-tech toys coming up. ,,,,,,,, ,,,, cold & flu season is back. before the first sneeze... help prevent with a spray. and use lysol hand soap... for 10x more protection with each wash. this season, help protect your family with lysol. start healthing >>> this looks fun. saturday 10 a.m. the ugly sweate 5 expected. run. who doesn't have a -- 5-k run. who doesn't have an ugly sweater? >> i don't! >> you have some ugly christmas ties! [ laughter ] >> stay tuned, a few for weeks. here's a live look outside. westbound 580 the delays are beginning to build especially through the livermore valley area where it is getting crowded. we'll have all your latest travel times a full "kcbs traffic report" coming up. >>> 5:52 now. a man who spit in public in minneapolis must pay a fine for a law he didn't know existed. he admitted he spit on a snow- covered sidewalk. a police officer cited him fo
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Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
federal court. arguments in five cases are scheduled today through wednesday. one involves california laws regarding the dna swabbing of adults arrested for felony offences. >>> well the clock is ticking, the senate has less than 24 hours now to cast a vote or ban on plastic firearms could expire. >> kpix5 reporter mark kelly joinses now. mark gun control advocates want this current law extended another decade. >> reporter: the law as it stands right now requires there to be a piece of plastic in the firearm but they're looking to change that and now the senate is slated to debate this today for the gun control crowd, this legislation is more important than ever since the invention of 3d printers means individuals can more easily produce plastic firearms right from their own homes. now the nra has weighed in on his, surprisingly it's not trying to block the plastic gun ban but it has opposed making the law more strict than it already is. >> and mark all this is happening with the anniversary of the sandy hook shootings coming up? >> and that horrific day left 26 people dead and since that
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
the speed limit. william rockefeller jr. wasn't completely focused according to law enforcement officials and rail union chief. the engineer said he slipped into a daze just before the crash. >> he zoned out. had one of those whoa where you drive the car, stair at the same thing so long. he zoned. he caught himself but too late. >> tuesday the ntsb said alcohol tests for rockefeller and the crew came back negative. they wouldn't comment on his state of mind but found no sign of mechanical trouble. >> there's no indication the brake systems were not functioning properly. >> just two weeks before the crash the ntsb says rockefeller switched from night shift to day shift. he clocked in sunday 5:04 a.m. second day of a workweek. he typically worked nine how are shifts and was supposed to make two round trips that day. >> there's indication he would have gotten full restored sleep. >> rockefeller hasn't been seen publicly since the crash. the former supervisor and friend came to his defense. >> it was everyday practices for him. >> there's been a tremendous amount of work ov
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
pride. >>> sonoma county supervisors talked about establishing a new community law enforcement task force. that's in response to complaints following the death of andy lopez. he was the santa rosa teen killed by a sheriff's deputy in october. the 13-year-old was carrying a bb gun that looked like an assault rifle. yesterday, supervisors also discussed creating a park to honor the teen. >>> and a bill to renew a ban on plastic guns is halfway through the united states congress. the house voted yesterday to continue the undetectable firearms act for 10 more years. the senate could vote on the resolution when members return from thanksgiving recess monday. the current law expires the next day. >> we don't want to make it easy for terrorists and criminals to bring guns past metal detectors on to our planes and into secure environments. >> the ban has been unanimously reauthorized twice since it first passed in 1988. the nra says it's okay with continuing the ban but it is opposed to proposed changes. >>> new this morning, governor jerry brown is making a push for federal aid to help rec
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
law each day, up to that december 23rd deadline. anne-marie. >> susan mcginnis in washington. thank you, susan. >>> well, vice president biden starts his visit to asia amid a territorial dispute between japan and china. he meets with the japanese prime minister today. biden arrived in tokyo yesterday and was greeted by the new ambassador to japan caroline kennedy. biden says the u.s. is deeply concerned about china's just established air defense zone. it covers a group of islands claimed by japan. biden travels to china tomorrow. >>> and a strong winter-like time packing heavy snow and arctic temperatures is making its way south and east this morning. the northern plains is already seeing the effects. winter weather warnings and advisories are posted from montana to wisconsin this morning. eric fisher, chief meteorologist at our boston station wbz is following the storm. >> a big story this week, the storm that starts in the midwest is on its way to the rest of the country today. this is where the cold is on the move pretty quickly. we head toward midweek and dipping down across cal
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Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
the tax? a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. >> regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay the tax at the end of the year. people don't do it. >> stores are losing business to online retailers because shoppers aren't forced to pay some taxes online. >>> a new planned parenthood facility opening today in san mateo county. it is in the north fair oaks area just outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this comes two years after a public backlash prevented the group from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a breakdown of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the c
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Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
improvement. >> the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any startup, any launch of a project this big that has an impact on one sixth of our economy, whatever comes up we're going to just fix it. >> the white house expects a big traffic surge to the website in a few weeks. and that's when consumers will probably rush to get insurance coverage by january 1st. >>> we're seeing startling new images of a wrecked commuter train in new york city as the engineer reveals new details about the deadly crash. >> a warning for tourists on the island of maui. the troubling trend that has wildlife officials so concerned. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, boston that gutted a five s building overnight. within >>> it took more than a dozen fire engines to battle a raging fire in boston that gutted a five-story building overnight. within minutes, flames were shooting out of control blowing out several windows. according to officials, janitors were inside when
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
and try again. >>> 5:09. coming up the new law that forces wildlife officers to be nicer to mountain lions that wander into neighborhoods. >> and chances are your email in box is blowing up from all the cyber monday deals rolling in. i'm kiet do. we have a live report with a few tips coming up. >> starting out with patchy, dense fog around the bay area but we are headed toward the deep freeze! we'll talk about it coming up. >> and we are tracking an accident right now in alamo involving a deer and the roads are really foggy. so be extra careful on your morning commute. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. you can ask a question or share a gripe by e-mailing us, crazy@kpix.com. or you can tweet me at #ewengerkpix and watch to see if your question gets answered on air. ,,,, for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
of black law enforcement executives. today oliver will deliver his assessment to the bart board and i spoke with police chief rainy at the beginning of this process in june. >> i would say we definitely have done the majority of the reforms. and as far as our progress, i'm going to leave that up to the assessors. >> reporter: the highest profile black eye for the department the shooting of oscar grant in 2009 captured on this cell phone video then turned into a movie. lots of concerns here from racial profiling to police brutality. and the report that led to proposed reforms was commissioned later that year. so today, we are going to examine how those reforms were implemented and we're expected to hear from the police chief himself. right now live at the fruitvale bart station anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> how much was the audit? >> reporter: this is just the audit not the original creation of the reforms. just this audit that went on this year cost $25,000. >> thank you. >>> no doubt the barred board will also talk about the latest train troubles. investigators are inspecting a train that scree
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Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
the national organization of black law enforcement executives, or noble, which found plenty of things to change. >> many outdated policies in the organization. there wasn't sufficient supervision or accountability. >> reporter: today noble says bart police followed most of their 55 recommendations including plans to start a new computerized early warning system to identify problem officers early. >> if an officer has use of force, citizens complaints, if an officer is late to work. >> reporter: of course, changing a culture is tough. just this last may, there was a naked acrobat attacking passengers at a station in san francisco. officers took a very long time to show up. bart now has additional training in dealing with the mentally ill and has gone from 24 to 40 hours a year of training on use of force. most passengers we spoke to didn't notice either way. >> i really haven't encountered it so i don't have a strong opinion about it. >> reporter: but others are thankful for an improved force. >> who do you call? the police. >> reporter: and others won't trust them no matter what. >> i never did
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Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> reporter: outside candlestick park, no shortage of crowd control from all ranks of law enforcement. when there's this kind of rivalry -- >> go 9ers, baby! >> reporter: extra security becomes a top priority for the san francisco police chief. he won't talk hard numbers, but did say -- >> we have about 50% more officers than in a regular non-rivalry day game out here today and probably have twice as many officers in opposing team apparel. >> reporter: that means officer disguised in seahawks jerseys monitoring the crowd inside and outside candlestick at all times. the seahawks do it at their home games and for a big game like this, now we do it too. >> if you get at anybody else, you're going to find yourself in jail and these tickets are expensive. you want to find your seat in the stadium. >> reporter: for fans, the extra security was paying off. ronnie wittenberg has broken up a pregame fight or two in his day, but not today. >> let's have fun. let's enjoy ourselves, you know? >> reporter: these sisters agree. >> i heard the area can be not so safe but i feel totally fine. we've been w
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: they said they broke the law three times by refusing to ratify the complete contract, refusing to execute the contract, and siting them during months of negotiation the. >> b.a.r.t. and its board of directors found by the total package agreement, and everyone understood the total package agreement included tentative agreements such as 4.8 regarding family medical leave. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. says it could cost $5 million to $10 million and they never agreed to it. a spokesperson says it was accidently typed into the contract and there's notes that the union withdrawal the proposal. >> it's actually word-for-word with the union proposal. not one change was made. that's another bit of evidence to show it was never negotiated. >> reporter: the union says bologna. letter by letter, sentence by sentence, period by period. >> reporter: an experienced labor attorney expects the superior court to do what they usually do. >> they have no problem finding that's a bargaining, and as a result, it requires the employers to sign the agreement they agreed to. >> reporter: a b.a.r.t. spokesper
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
been at the controls. the cbs news law enforcement source says the 20-year mta veteran told first responders at the scene he hit the brakes as he was approaching the curve but the brakes didn't work. >> this train made nine stops prior to derailing. at this point, we are not aware of any problems with the brakes. >> reporter: investigators have tested the train's engineer for drugs and alcohol. they have not yet released those results. his cell phone is also in their hands. they are examining it to see if he was on the phone while the train was beginning to go off the tracks. charlie, norah? >> jeff, thank you. >>> and the new healthcare.gov is getting mixed reviews this morning after its first major test. many who tried the revamped insurance website say it is working better. but others report they're still having some trouble. today president obama opens a new effort to highlight the positive side of the affordable care act. major garrett is at the white house this morning. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. with a speech schedu
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal spending cuts known as sequester with smarter cuts and revenue. >> when will they learn to say yes? >> reporter: john boehner argued senate democrats were to blame for this year's inaction because they wouldn't consider the bills. >> this year is going down as the least productive in congressional history. what can you and others do to change that? >> look at the number of bills passed by the senate you can see where the problem is. >> reporter: >> reporter: >> reporter: report the senate is in the midst of a two week recess despite all these deadlines. one bright spot i suppose norah and charlie, for the first time in many years congress is not facing the manufactured crisis this holiday season like a fiscal cliff or government shutdown. several lawmakers told me their lives threatened to leave them if they allowed another crisis to ruin yet another family christmas. >> now to a new security threat.
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Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
being discussed today. about 55 reforms recommended in 2010 by the national organization of black law enforcement executives. both oliver and rainey will be speaking in front of the bart board today. the cost of this assessment $25,000. live at the fruitvale bart station, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> the bart board will also likely address the latest train troubles at today's meeting. a train stopped inside an east bay tunnel yesterday between orinda and rockridge and electrical short causing the emergency brakes to engage while it was going 70 miles per hour. nine people taken to the hospital with breathing problems and some other issues. >> there was just a lot of confusion. we sat and didn't hear anything for 40 minutes. >> i panicked a little bit but, you know, there's not too much you can do when you're stuck in the tunnel. >> bart officials expect maintenance problems to continue until the new trains are finally on the tracks in 2017. >>> search for a missing san jose family resumes in about an hour in idaho. take a look at the extreme conditions search-and-rescue crews are up again
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Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
to start saying good-bye to the stick. coming up, some extra precautions law enforcement is taking for the "gamedday" over the weekend. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the early numbers here. so far looking good. a lot better than yesterday. coming up, we get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ment. ,, yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't. did not. yes you did. [ male announcer ] find some peace this holiday. get an 8 piece meal, any recipe, with a dozen cookies baked in-restaurant. the kfc festive feast. that's a lot for just $19.99! today tastes so good. apparently pleased with this morning's report from the lr department. unemployment is down to a f year low. re now is kcbs radio >>> wall street is apparently pleased with this morning's report from the labor department. some good news unemployment down to a five-year low. here now to chat kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. hopefully we'll book some nice gains for the stock market today. it's been a rough week. but
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Dec 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
in actually he was early phd president, he was professor of history and jurisprudence. even congressional law. basically he introduced the notion of culture after giving that willful speech in that little group of willful men. now days after his second inaugural we introduced culture to senators. >> i like the we, looking -- living back in that time. >> dickerson: peter baker, we have both lived in the day presidents have good relations with the press, i like this notion of that. in your book talking about constraints on the presidency, the president bush said at the end of his time in office that one of the things that struck him how little authority i have. how is that the case, this is the president who launched two wars, he did a lot of things in office. >> he did a lot of things in office. he's talking to an aide, as you say, what surprised you about being president. he said how little authority i have. i think it's a sentiment that a lot of his predecessors even one of his successors might chair. the sentiment you can't do everything that you want to do or we as a public think you ough
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00am PST
interviewing the train crews in the next day or two. >> reporter: a law enforcement source tells cbs news the train's engineer william rockefeller jr. tried to apply the brakes but they weren't working. the ntsb will uncover data reporters which will tell the speed the train was traveling. >> they'll know the speed at which the train was traveling. they'll also know if the engineer attempted to apply the brakes or not. they'll also know whether the brakes were working. >> reporter: some passengers thought they were going to plunge into the water. >> i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: this passenger says people were tossed around like rag dolls. >> i could see some people flying from my left side to the rightside. >> reporter: james lovell is among the dead. his son posted this message online. this feels like an awful nightmare that i can't wake up from. rest easy dad. i love you. as deadly as that derailment was, it could have been far worse had it happened on a weekday. officials say it was about half full at the time of the crash. anne-marie? >> all right. marlie hall in the bro
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, that was tipped over on its side yesterday partially. it's uprighted. >> reporter: speed may be a factor. a law enforcement force tells cbs news the train's engineer, william rockefeller, jr., told rescuers he tried to apply the brakes but they weren't working. the ntsb recovered data recorders which should tell the story. >> they will know the speed that the train was traveling. they will also know if the engineer was attempting to apply the brakes or not. they will also know if the brakes were working. >> reporter: the train came to a stop just feet from where the hudson and harlem rivers meet. some passengers say they thought they were going to plunge into the water. >> i thought i'm going to die. >> reporter: this passenger says people were tossed around like rag dolls. >> i can see some people flying from my left side to the right side. >> reporter: james lovell is among the dead. his son said, this feels like an awful nightmare that i can't wake up from. rest easy, dad. i love you. marlie hall for cbs news, the bronx, new york. >> that train carried about 150 passengers and was about half
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with the law. >> check it out. this 29-year-old man decided to throw 1,000 $1 bills into the crowd at the mall of america on black friday. he says that after the rough year he had, which was getting divorced, losing hisby, he wanted to make the holidays -- losing his business, he wanted to make the holidays a little brighter for others. ♪[ music ] >> i saw that commercial on tv where the guy was -- money glued him riding a motorcycle and money flowing off it and that's where i got the idea. >> that would be a geico commercial. unfortunately, the act of kindness got him a citation for disorderly conduct. the most likely he will have to pay a fine. >> i don't think the shoppers were complaining. >>> traveling through airports can be stressful. but one bay area airport hopes to change that with help from some four-legged friends. starting tomorrow the san francisco spca will begin visiting sfo with certified therapy dogs known as the wag brigade reading vests that say pet me. the program aims to relieve stress for travelers and make traveling a little more enjoyable. >> every little bit helps.
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for another few minutes here. score any big deals online? don't forget to add tax. a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. business t lers.. >> regardless of whether they charge, you have to pay the tax. if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the year. >> brick and mortar stores have long complained they're losing business to online retailers because shoppers aren't forced to pay taxes online. >>> pretty soon the stuff you order online from amazon could be delivered to your door by an unmanned drone. kpix5's allen martin on the new frontier for airmail. >> reporter: from the battlefield to the farm field to your neighborhood park, it was only a matter of time before the drone became part of your shopping experience. >> these are octo copters. these are effectively drones, but there's no reason they can't be used as delivery vehicles. >> reporter: amazon founder and ceo jeff bazos imagines your order rolling of
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
in superior court. it accuses bart of breaking the law three times. first, they say, for refusing to ratify the contract. then for refusing to execute the complete contract. and finally, for what they say is side-stepping months of negotiations. the unions say this is at the heart of bargaining in good faith. >> so we think there's a statutory obligation to sign the agreement, live up to it, put it into effect. >> delays things by several months if not longer. a lawsuit isn't needed to fix a mistake. a mistake was made. >> bart will not be able to show they have good cause to back away from this total agreement. they are claiming it was a mistake on their part. that cannot be. if it were a mistake, it would be a mistake committed by a number of their agents over a number of months. it just doesn't make sense. >> reporter: the unions signed off on their contracts last month, and they expected the barred board to essentially -- the bart board to essentially rubber stamp it. instead bart said a temporary worker accidentally typed in a provision for family live which they say would cost the ag
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with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> pelley: the white house told us today that 650,000 americans visited the web site today alone. the administration says there were one million visits yesterday. manuel bojorquez tells us many of the people visiting the site are having a much more positive experience than earlier users did. >> come on, guys. >> reporter: moksha efsea, a pet sitter in fort worth, texas, said he had no problem enrolling in healthcare.gov, a big difference from two months ago. >> i'm a dog walker, it's a difference between a cooperative thing and a friendly dog wagging their tail and one trying to bite me. >> reporter: because he has panic attacks, he says private insurance would have cost him $800 a month. with a tax credit, his new plan will cost $112. looks like it's going to work out for everyone. the savings are unimaginable. >> reporter: in dallas, le dawn stark spent yesterday afternoon trying to sign up, too. she's been uninsured for the last
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. this is back to we need to have congress looking how to improve and make this law better rather than fighting about repeal which has been a lot of the fights over the last couple of years. >> reporter: to find out more go to our website, kpix.com. we have a bunch of events where people will be there in person to answer your questions and we'll talk more about that coming up at 6:00. >> thank you. >>> batkid is being honored by a san francisco recreation and parks department. the train which is usually used as a centerpiece for this annual holiday tree lighting ceremony is now the batkid express. it has an image of the five- year-old batkid miles scott. and it's loaded with presents and painted with characters. the train is located near golden gate park mclaren lodge. >>> we put paul deanno on the polar express. he is in castro valley where temperatures are going to drop like a rock. >> it's already dropping. those degrees are just running away. we can't keep them. 15 minutes ago we were live in castro valley 47 degrees now down to 46 and real telling is the humidity only 30%. drier air can c
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about the need to hear the audiotapes in order to evaluate the response of law enforcement. >> i don't need to hear the tapes to know that the men and women in our local and state police did everything they could that day in order to help protect our children and the staff at sandy hook elementary school. >> pelley: a few of the families from newtown, connecticut. there's another big story we're following tonight. it's a storm that's dumping snow from the rockies to the northern plains. it's blamed for at least eight deaths and conditions are getting worse as frigid air blows in from the north. winter weather advisories and warnings are up in parts of 27 states where 41 million people live. jamie yuccas is with our cbs station in minneapolis, wcco. jamie. >> reporter: more than six inches is forecast to fall in minneapolis. in northern minnesota, though, more than three feet of snow has fallen and in the northern plains windchills are already well below zero. snow and ice has made travel treacherous-- at least five people have died in weather- related accidents in minnesota since mon
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
was pleasantly surprised. >> reporter: erin is in her 40s and has health issues but for the new law to work, the white house needs millions of healthy young people to sign up to make coverage more affordable for everyone else. the president made his pitch during a white house youth summit wednesday. >> i hope you haven't been discouraged by how hard it's been because stuff that's worth it is always hard. >> reporter: a new harvard university poll shows just 20% of americans under age 30 plan to enroll in a health care plan as part of the affordable care act. nearly half say they're unlikely to sign up. >> i would rather do the finer things, obviously. i don't know how much health insurance is but i know it's a lot more than that. >> reporter: the white house is hoping 7 million americans will sign up by april. now, as part of the administration's effort to focus on a different benefit, today the white house is going to be concentrating on insurance companies and getting word out how they are prohibited from discriminating against folks with pre-existing medical conditions. anne-marie? >> al
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recommended back in 2010 from the national organization of black law enforcement executives. today oliver will deliver his assessment to the bart board. >>> take a closer look at this surveillance video. police are trying to figure out who that woman is and if she is okay. an ac transit camera caught a man dragging her away screaming from a bus stop in milpitas on tuesday night. it happened here on calaveras boulevard. it's unclear if they knew each other. the bus driver did call nine one. but officers couldn't find the pair. police want you to call if you saw anything. >>> a san jose police officer's badge is missing. the department says someone stole the badge from the officer's personal car at alum rock park yesterday afternoon. no weapons were taken. the department says it's important to get the we'll be right back to prevent someone from impersonating an officer. >>> search for a san jose pilot and his family missing since sunday in idaho is expected to resume later this morning. we are getting a much better idea now exactly what rescue crews are up against. kpix 5's betty yu shows u
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tasked to help oakland combat its crime epidemic. now the so-called super cop is returning to his law enforcement role in new york. tonight, we ask exactly what has william bratton done for the city of oakland? >> also -- >> it is you the people of oakland the people of the bay area who have given me and my delegation hope to continue the struggle. >> nelson mandela's bay area visit. former kpix 5 news anchor barbara rodgers joins us onset to talk about the day she met the south africa president. that and much, much more coming up at 6:00. allen, liz? >> i know you and barbara will share many stories about nelson mandela. thank you. thanks for watching us at 5:00. the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight remembering a ant. >> a time for the healing of the wounds has come. >> pelley: late today we learned of the death of nelson mandela, the man who lead south africa from apartheid to a multiracial democracy. >> he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> pelley: from johannesburg. an am
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the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. with copd, i thought i'd miss our family tradition. now symbicort significantly improves my lung function, starting within 5 minutes. and that makes a difference in my breathing. today, we're ready for whatever swims our way. ask your doctor about symbico
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of crowd control from all ranks of law enforcement and when there's this kind of rivalry -- >> go 9ers, baby! suhr, sfpd--"and, if you ge anybody else, you're goi f in jail. and these >> go seahawks! >> reporter: -- extra security becomes top priority for the san francisco police chief. he wouldn't talk hard numbers but did say -- >> i'll tell you what. we had about 50% more officers than in a regular nonrivalry game out here and probably twice as many officers in opposing team apparel. >> reporter: that means officers disguised in seahawks jerseys monitoring the crowd inside and outside candlestick at all times. the seahawks do it at their home games and for a big game like this now we do it, too. >> if you get out anybody else, you're going to find yourself in jail and these tickets are expensive. you want to find yourself inside the stadium and not in our station. >> reporter: for fans the extra security was paying off. ronnie wittenberg has broken up a pregame fight or two in his day but not today. >> let's just chill. it's a game. let's have fun and enjoy ourselves. >> reporter
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candlestick park no shortage of crowd control from all ranks of law enforcement. out here today, and we probablye twice as many officers in opposing team apparel." that me n seahawks when there's this kind of rivalry -- >> go 9ers, baby! and for a big game like this...now we do too. chiefg suhr t anybody el >> go seahawks! >> reporter: -- extra security becomes a top priority for the san francisco police chief. won't talk hard numbers but did say -- >> i'll tell you what. we had about 50% more officers than at a regular nonrivalry game here today and probably twice as many officers in opposing team apparel. >> reporter: that means officers disguised in seahawks jerseys monitoring the crowd inside and outside candlestick at all times. the seahawks do it at their home games and for a big game like this now we do it, too. >> if you get at anybody else, you're going to find yourself in jail. these tickets are in jail. you'll want to find yourself inside the stadium and not in our station. >> reporter: for fans the extra security was paying off. ronnie wittenberg has broken up a free game
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Dec 9, 2013 4:30am PST
of hand. >> reporter: outside candlestick park no shortage of crowd control, from all ranks of law enforcement. and when there's this kind of rivalry? >> go niners, baby. >> [applause]. >> go seahawks. >> extra security becomes a top priority for the san francisco police chief. he won't talk hard numbers, but did say-- >> i'll tell you we had about 50% more officers than in a regular non-rivalry day game out here today and we probably have twice as many officers in opposing team apparel. >> that means officers disguised in seahawks jerseys monitoring the crowd inside and outside candlestick at all timeses. the seahawks do it at their home games and for a big game like this, now we do it too. >> and if you get out anybody else you're going to find yourself in jail and these tickets are expensive. you'll want to find yourself to your seat inside the stadium. >> for fans, the extra security was paying off. >> it's a game. let's have fun. let's enjoy ourselves. >> the cortez sisters in from out of town agree. >> i've heard the area can be not so safe or whatever but i feel totally fin
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. the current law expires the next day. >> we don't want to make it easy for terrorists and criminals to bring guns past metal detectors on to our planes and into secure environments. >> the ban has been unanimously reauthorized twice since it was first passed in 1988. the nra says it's okay with continuing the ban but it is opposed any to prosed changes to the ban. >>> a man hoping to light up the holidays is getting some extra attention. his displays in concord are featured in a new documentary. andria borba introduces us to mr. christmas. >> reporter: magic doesn't happen on olive drive until the lights go down and this guy's lights go up. >> mr. christmas. >> reporter: for 35 years, retired air force lieutenant and electrician bruce mertz has been lighting up concord with his christmas display. the cheerful front yard decor began small. >> i found the sequencer at a junk shop for 2 bucks and broke them up into groups of eight and they chase each other around the house. >> reporter: and grew into this twinkling twirling christmas display. >> i'm bruce. the people around here call me mr. chr
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, a message was being delivered. >> happen right now to make a difference to change the laws for the bay area. >> reporter: by those opposed to the four energy projects being considered. the district board heard about plans by phillips 66, west pack, chevron and va rare row. it's valero proposing a facility that could take delivery of crude oil brought in by railcar. >> that project is to bring in crude, to bring in 70,000 barrels of crude by rail as opposed to bringing it in by ship. >> reporter: the oil that would be unloaded from railcars and refined in benicia is what many consider a lower quality dirtier crude oil high in sulphur called tar sand. valero told the board it wouldn't increase emissions. even though the four proposals come from four oil companies with four different goals, many people who have environmental concerns believe that added together, those projects could be an environmental disaster. andres soto lives in richmond and remembers well chevron's explosion and refinery fire in august 2012. >> people here in the bay area are now waking up to the fact that the big oil has
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. it's an inescapable affect. >> apartheid became law in south africa. blacks had to carry passes, they couldn't live or travel where they pleased. or vote. the good jobs were reserved for whites. disseptemberers could pay with their lives. ♪ in march 1960, the south african police fired on demonstrators in the township of sharpsville. 69 were killed. most of them shot in the back. nelson mandela was a rising star in the anc, the african national congress which until the so-called massacre had advocated only peaceful protests. >> there are many people who feel that it is useful for us to continue talking nonviolence against the government. on defenseless people. >> mandela was one of those people he founded the armed wing of anc. considered a revolutionary he was put on trial for sabotage and conspiracy, his defense was a defiant four and a half hour speech that ended this way. >> i have fought against and i have fought against. >> the ideal of democratic and free society he went on. >> for which i am prepared to die. >> he expect to be hanged instead he was sentenced to life in
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in a court of law. >> cooper: the seals knew that other u.s. military personnel had been court-martialed and imprisoned for violating the rules of engagement. >> cooper: so you were concerned that, if you killed them, you would be charged with murder. >> luttrell: yes, absolutely. >> cooper: that's something you talked about that. >> luttrell: absolutely. >> maguire: killing them was really not an option because they were noncombatants and they were unarmed. >> cooper: retired vice admiral joe maguire says the only options the seals really had were to take the goat herders captive and try to get evacuated by helicopter, or let them go. >> maguire: you don't shoot innocent people, you don't shoot unarmed people unless, of course, they pose a threat. >> cooper: even if those goat- herders are going to run down to the village and compromise your location? >> maguire: that's correct. you know, you don't... you don't kill innocent people. >> cooper: luttrell told us the unit discussed what to do and were divided. in the past ,he's been criticized for saying they took a vote, somethi
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